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Electronic Media Group

33rd Annual AIC Meeting
Hyatt Regency
Minneapolis, Minnesota
June 8-13, 2005

Meeting Program

Sunday, June 12, 2005

EMG 2005 Presentation Abstracts
AIC Conference Information


8:20 – 8:30 AM Introductory Remarks

Morning Session I
8:30 – 10:00 AM

Archiving the Avant Garde: Documenting Downtown New York Performance and Net.art
Three lower Manhattan cultural organizations and repositories will give demonstrations of innovative solutions and databases they have developed to address the unique challenges of documenting downtown and digital art.

8:30 – 8:55 AM
Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University
Ann Butler, Archivist, New York University [abstract]

9:00 – 9:25 AM
Franklin Furnace Archive
Michael Katchen, Senior Archivist, Franklin Furnace Archive [abstract]

9:30-9:55 AM
Francis Hwang, Director of Technology, Rhizome.org [abstract]

Break 10:00 – 10:30 AM

Morning Session II
10:30 – 12:00 Noon

10:30 – 10:55 AM
Preservation of Video in the Conservation Laboratory: 10-bit capture; using 0-108 NTSC IRE full scale; in 4:4:4 YUV or RGB color
Tim Vitale, Owner, Preservation Associates [abstract]

11:00 – 11:30 AM
A New Media Approach to Conservation and Exhibition
Sylvia Grace Borda, Associate Researcher and Lecturer, University of British Columbia [abstract]

11:30 – 12:00 Noon
A Stand Alone Database for Conservation Record Keeping: The Conservation Tracker System
Nancy Ash, Senior Conservator of Works of Art on Paper, The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Thomas F. Murphy, President & Chief Technology Officer, Inventive Software Solutions